This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

 

June 10, 2021



The Casper Star Tribune published a lovely article last week about a 66-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex called Lee – the only T. rex skeleton found in this state that will be staying in Wyoming for good.

In the article, Russell Hawley of the Tate Geological Museum is quoted as saying, “Wyoming has a long history of being a T. rex exporting state. So we’re trying to reverse that trend.”  It also mentions that the very first T. rex found in this state is currently residing in London.

I did not know this, so I went on the hunt for more information. The T. rex was discovered by Barn...



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